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Learn Node.js

Learn about the different components of a web application’s back-end and explore the Node.js JavaScript runtime environment.

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  • Skill level

    Intermediate
  • Time to complete

    Approx. 7 hours
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  • Prerequisites

    2 courses

About this course

JavaScript is one of the most popular programming languages. The powerful Node.js runtime environment has been ranked the technology most commonly used by professional developers. Node.js is an event-driven JavaScript runtime. Node has myriad potential uses for JavaScript development including being a great environment for building efficient network applications.

Syllabus

4 lessons • 2 projects • 3 quizzes
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Meet the creator of the course
Jiwon Shin
Senior Curriculum Developer at Codecademy
Jiwon is a Senior Curriculum Developer at Codecademy. She has created courses across the web development catalog on languages such as JavaScript, PHP, and CSS, frameworks like React and Node.js, and the Front-End Engineer Career Path. She also created courses on p5.js, build tools, and Intro to UI and UX Design.

Learn Node.js course ratings and reviews

4.23 out of 5 stars
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  • Provides an in-depth understanding and adds quality to your work when using NodeJS professionally.
    Kim H.
    Verified Learner
  • Course is really great. All topics of NodeJS are covered nicely in small parts.
    Yousuf B.
    Verified Learner
  • I loved this course. This course is perfect for learning how to build modern, modular JS applications.
    Karthika G.
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Frequently asked questions about Node.js

  • Node.js is an open-source, server-side runtime environment. It’s cross-platform, so you can run it on Windows, macOS, and Linux, and it uses the JavaScript programming language.